Here at Chow Bella, we understand how important it is to give (and receive) the perfect foodie gift. So this season, we're helping out by offering 21 food- and drink-focused gift suggestions, one each work day until Christmas, from a local business or provider. You get scads of rock-star ideas, the dollars stay in the Valley, and we get to go shopping -- win, win, win!
9: For the Festival Foodie: 2012 Scottsdale Culinary Festival Pre-Sale Special (Limited Time Offer!)
For fans of the Scottsdale Culinary Festival -- the yearly event that hosts nearly 40,000 guests from all over the nation with over a dozen activities, hundreds of restaurants, dozens of chefs, and countless fine wine and spirit selections -- here's a gift to get those lips smackin' early: a $20 pre-sale special for next year (April 17 - 22) that gets you face time with Adam Richman or Andrew Zimmern, a year subscription to Travel + Leisure, and a day at the Great Arizona Picnic, the Festival's signature event.
But as they say, "Hurry now, this deal isn't going to last!" And it won't. The $20 package will only be available to the first 400 people during a limited time pre-sale that begins tomorrow, Wednesday, December 14th and runs through Saturday, December 24th.
Still on the fence? Let's do the math.
Tickets to see a Travel Channel star (in this case Adam Richman of Man v. Food or Andrew Zimmern of Bizarre Foods) at the Scottsdale Culinary Festival are normally $40 each, tickets to the Great Arizona Picnic are $10, and a subscription to Travel + Leisure costs $19.99. That's a savings of almost $50.
Sounds like a pretty good deal. And hey, who needs to know you saved all that scratch?
The $20 Stocking Stuffer Ticket Sale starts tomorrow, Wednesday, December 14th through Saturday, December 24th, 2011. Get your tickets here, and remember, this special package is limited to the first 400 people.
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